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The following terms and conditions apply to commenting everywhere on our site. By participating you are agreeing to abide by them. A breach of these terms could result in immediate and permanent suspension from future participation.

Avoid inappropriate material. You agree that you will not post any libellous, defamatory, unlawful, obscene, abusive, pornographic or otherwise inappropriate material. You will not post anything encouraging conduct that could constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability, or that provides instructional information about illegal activities. If you do, you indemnify The Canadian Expat and its affiliates for any resulting damages, including the costs of legal fees.

You agree that you will not use threatening or abusive language, or anything that discriminates on the basis on race, religion, age, nationality, gender, sexual preference, etc. While expressing opinions, do not enter into personal attacks or publish any material that constitutes hate speech. Baseless, unproven accusations will not be tolerated.

Use for non–commercial purposes. The information on this site may not be used for any commercial purposes without the written consent of the Canadian Expat. You may not use the site to solicit funds or promote commercial activities, nor to post or transmit junk mail, chain letters, unsolicited mass mailing or spam, nor to promote any contest, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and/or pyramid scheme.

Use of website: You agree that you will not restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the website, interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper workings of the site or do anything that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on website infrastructure. You agree that you will not solicit passwords or personal identifying information from other users, nor will you post any submission that contains a virus or other harmful component.

Do not violate others’ rights. You agree not to knowingly post content that violates or infringes on the rights of others, including copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property right of any third party and including the privacy right of any individual.

The Canadian Expat is not responsible for the content of any comment. You acknowledge that comments represent the views and opinions of the person posting the comment and do not represent the views or opinions of the Canadian Expat. The Canadian Expat reserves the right to monitor all comments and delete, move or edit any comment at any time.

Protect Your Password. You are responsible to protect the confidentiality of your The Canadian Expat password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to immediately notify The Canadian Expat of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security. The Canadian Expat cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this section.

The Canadian Expat rights. By submitting a comment, you grant The Canadian Expat a royalty–free, irrevocable, perpetual, exclusive license (which it may sublicense) to use, publish, reproduce, modify, translate such content and distribute it in whole or in part with other works in any form, media or technology. You further agree that any posted message or submission may be published, edited, modified, transmitted and displayed in a The Canadian Expat website or publication, and you waive all moral rights in having the material changed or altered.

Privacy policy. When you submit a comment, you agree The Canadian Expat may use your registration information in the event a Canadian Expat administrator or writer may want to contact you to clarify or discuss further your submission. You also agree to the Canadian Expat’s privacy policy

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